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1

what is drag called when in air?

Air resistance

2

What is drag called when in water?

Water resistance

3

how is drag caused?

by a object colliding with the particles in a medium (substance)

4

if something is not streamlined how much drag will it have?

a lot!!

5

what's another word for streamlined?

Aerodynamic

6

what is the equation for velocity?

F = M x A

7

what will happen if there is no resultant force?

It will remain stationary or at a constant velocity.

8

what will happen if there is a resultant force?

it will accelerate

9

what happens when you increase the velocity?

It will increase the drag

10

what happens if you decrease the drag?

your terminal velocity will increase.